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Job Market Candidates 2011-2012

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Information on 2011/2012 candidates

Congratulations to our candidates who have been placed as follows.

We wish all our candidates good luck in their future careers!

 

Roberto Bonfatti

University of Nottingham: Lecturer

  • Job Market Paper: "Trade and the Pattern of Western Imperialism, 1492-1970" 
  • Main Fields: International Trade, Political Economy
  • Secondary Fields: Development Economics, Economic History

 

Jiaqian (Jack) Chen

IMF:  Economist

  • Job Market Paper: "Firm Productivity and The Current Account: One Country with Two Financial Markets" 
  • Main Fields: International Macroeconomics, Macro-Finance, Chinese Economy
  • Secondary Fields: Econometric Theory, Applied Econometrics
  • Supervisor: Professor Danny Quah

 

Tom Cunningham

Harvard University: Post-doctoral Fellow

  • Job Market Paper: "Comparisons and Choice"
  • Main Fields: Applied Micro, Behavioural, Political Economy
  • Secondary Fields: Macroeconomics 
  • Supervisor: Professor Francesco Caselli

 

Ana Damas de Matos

HEC Montreal: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "The Careers of Immigrants" 
  • Main Fields: Labour Economics, Applied Econometrics
  • Secondary Fields: Development Economics
  • Supervisors: Dr Barbara Petrongolo, Professor Alan Manning

 

Jungyoon Lee

New College of Humanities, London:  Lecturer

  • Job Market Paper: "Series Estimation under Cross-sectional Dependence"
  • Main Fields: Econometric Theory, Nonparametric Econometrics
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Econometrics, Probability and Statistics
  • Supervisor: Professor Peter Robinson

 

Iain Long

University of Cardiff:  Lecturer

  • Job Market Paper: "Recruitment to Organised Crime"
  • Main Fields: Economics of Crime, Microeconomics
  • Secondary Fields: Political Economics, Labour Economics
  • Supervisor: Professor Leonardo Felli

 

Guy Mayraz

University of Melbourne:  Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper 1: "Priors and Desires. A Model of Payoff-Dependent Beliefs"
  • Job Market Paper 2: "Wishful Thinking"
  • Main Fields: Behavioural Economics
  • Secondary Fields: Microeconomic Theory, Decision Theory, Experimental Economics

 

Luke Ian Miner

New Economics School, Moscow:  Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "The Unintended Consequences of Internet Diffusion: Evidence from Malaysia" 
  • Main Fields: Development Economics, Political Economy
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Econometrics, Experimental Economics, Public Policy
  • Supervisors: Professor Robin Burgess, Dr Gerard Padro I Miquel

 

Tara Mitchell

Trinity College Dublin:  Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Middlemen, Bargaining and Price Information: Is Knowledge Power?"
  • Main Fields: Development Economics
  • Secondary Fields: Agricultural Economics
  • Supervisors: Professor Tim Besley, Dr Greg Fischer

 

Ashwini Natraj

Vivid Economics: Economist

  • Job Market Paper: "Some Unintended Consequences of Political Quotas"
  • Main Fields: Development Economics, Political Economy
  • Secondary Fields: Labour, Applied Microeconomics
  • Supervisors: Professor Oriana Bandiera, Dr Gerard Padro I Miquel

 

Victor Ortego-Marti

University of California, Riverside:  Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Unemployment History and Frictional Wage Dispersion"
  • Main Fields: Macroeconomics
  • Secondary Fields: Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics
  • Supervisor: Professor Alwyn Young

 

Thomas Schelkle

University of Cologne:  Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Market Default during the U.S. Mortgage Crisis"
  • Main Fields: Macroeconomics
  • Secondary Fields: Financial Economics, Development Economics, Computational Methods
  • Supervisor: Professor Francesco Caselli

 

Christian Siegel

University of Exeter:  Lecturer

  • Job Market Paper: "Female Employment and Fertility - The Effects of Rising Female Wages"
  • Main Fields: Macroeconomics
  • Secondary Fields: International Economics
  • Supervisor: Professor Francesco Caselli

 

Daniel Stein

Development Impact Evaluation Initiative:  Economist

  • Job Market Paper: "Paying Premiums with the Insurer's Money: How Loss Aversion Drives Dynamic Insurance Decisions"
  • Main Fields: Development Economics
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Microeconomics
  • Supervisors: Professor Tim Besley, Dr Greg Fischer

 

Oliver Vanden Eynde

PSE:  Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Targets of Violence: Evidence from India's Naxalite Conflict"
  • Main Fields: Development Economics, Political Economy
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Microeconomics, Economic History
  • Supervisors: Professor Robin Burgess, Dr Gerard Padro I Miquel

 

Jan Zapal

CERGE-EI:  Assistant Professor & Postdoc: Universitat Autonoma

  • Job Market Paper: "Explicit and Implicit Status-Quo Determination in Dynamic Bargaining: Theory and Application to FOMC Directive" 
  • Main Fields: Political Economics, Microeconomics
  • Secondary Fields: Game Theory, Public Finance
  • Supervisor: Professor Ronny Razin

Post-Doctoral Candidates 2011/2012 

Ferdinand Rauch

University of Oxford:  Lecturer

  • Job Market Paper:"Advertising Expenditure and Consumer Prices"
  • Main Fields: International Trade and Economic Geography
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Microeconomics

 

Guilhem Cassan

University of Namur:  Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Law and Identity Manipulation: Evidence from Colonial Punjab"
  • Main Fields: Development Economics, Economic History
  • Secondary Fields: Political Economy, Applied Microeconomics

 
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